Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Anura > Pelodryadidae > Ranoidea > Ranoidea spenceri

Ranoidea spenceri (Spencer's River Tree Frog)

Synonyms: Dryopsophus spenceri; Litoria spenceri

Wikipedia Abstract

The Spencer's river tree frog, or Spencer’s tree frog or spotted tree frog (Litoria spenceri) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family.It is endemic to Australia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Ranoidea spenceri

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Ranoidea spenceri

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.17
EDGE Score: 5.19


Adult Weight [1]  13 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  2 years
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Litter Size [1]  600
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  11 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  2.165 inches (5.5 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Australian Alps montane grasslands Australia Australasia Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alpine National Park II 1634293 Victoria, Australia      
Kosciuszko National Park II 1705480 New South Wales, Australia

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0